English Composition for Au Pairs


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This introductory writing course focuses on projects useful for students working as au pairs and nannies. The assignments involve critical reading, thinking, listening, and writing for a variety of audiences. Information will be drawn from both print and electronic resources. 

Written works: 

– Polished resume, cover letter and follow-up letter highlighting their English-

language proficiency 

– Researched and cited social media post 

– Letter of introduction and online flyers/ posters for those seeking to rematch with 

a new family for their extension year 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a certificate of completion (36 contact hours). 

Dates: Saturdays, 9 am – 5 pm, 

April 15, April 22, May 13, and May 20, 2023 

Class will meet two days on campus (4/15, 5/13) and two days virtually (4/22, 5/20). 

Instructor: Diana Ostrander, Ph.D., Anoka Technical College Professor of English, Writing, and Reading

Cost: $499.00

Dates & Times:

4/15/2023   9:00AM – 5:00PM
Anoka Technical College – 131 – Computer Classroom
4/22/2023   9:00AM – 5:00PM
5/13/2023   9:00AM – 5:00PM
Anoka Technical College – 131 – Computer Classroom
5/20/2023   9:00AM – 5:00PM Online